2014 Adult Group Lessons
Lessons take place at the Brookview Lesson Tee, unless otherwise noted.
Lessons with Michael Turnbull [Bio]
101 - The Basics
|Mon & Wed, April 28 - May 12||5:45 - 6:45 pm*||12685||Mon & Wed, April 28 - May 12||7 - 8 pm||12686|
|Tues & Thurs, April 29 - May 13||5:45 - 6:45 pm*||12687|
|Mon & Wed, May 19 - June 4**||5:45 - 6:45 pm*||12688||Mon & Wed, May 19 - June 4**||7 - 8 pm||12689|
|Tues & Thurs, May 20 - June 3||5:45 - 6:45 pm*||12690|
|Tues & Thurs, July 8 - July 22||5:45 - 6:45 pm*||12691||Tues & Thurs, Aug 5 - Aug 19||5:45 - 6:45 pm*||12692|
Golf is hard, right? Well, it’s not true. Swinging a golf club is a relatively simple task no matter what you’ve heard. These group lessons are for the beginner adult golfer. Instructor Michael Turnbull specializes in helping beginners become more confident and enjoy this great game.Lessons will cover an overview of the game of golf, including rules and etiquette, putting, chipping and pitching, and full swing irons and woods. Class meets for four 60-minute lessons, plus a fifth class at the Par 3 to provide a real golf course experience. Clubs and balls provided. Class size is 6–10 students. $99
- Day 1 The Grip, Short Game (Putting)
- Day 2 The Grip, Posture, Short Game (Chipping) – Rhythm and Balance
- Day 3 The Grip, Posture, Pitching, and Full Swing Irons – Feeling Rhythm and Balance
- Day 4 The Grip, Posture, Full Swing Woods – Feeling Rhythm and Balance
- Day 5 Playing the Par 3 Course – Rules & Etiquette
*Final class meets at the Par 3 Course at 7 pm.
**No class May 26
Monday Night Lesson League
|Mondays, June 9–July 21||6:30 pm - 8:30 pm||12694|
|Mondays, Aug 4–Sept 22*||6:30 pm - 8:30 pm||12704|
This league provides new players with an opportunity to meet other new players and experience golf in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. The Lesson League is designed for golfers with two years or less of playing experience and for those who have already completed some form of instruction program. Michael will organize the league and provide on-course oversight each night to answer any questions. The first class will meet at the Par 3 course for an introduction to the league and a Mindful Golf lesson. The second class consists of a Mindful Golf lesson and time on the course. In weeks three through seven players will play the Par 3 course accompanied by Michael. Class size is 12–24 students. *No September 1. $125
Mindful Golf Clinics
Trying too hard? It doesn’t have to be that way. These clinics present a relaxed and simple way for beginners and intermediates to learn new and interesting things about a variety of golf topics…and they’re great fun. Students will learn to feel the difference between swings that work and swings that don’t. Clinics meet on Saturdays at 10 am for one hour. Clubs and balls provided. Class size is 6–10 students. $25/clinic
|Saturday, April 26||10 - 11 am||12695|
|Saturday, May 31||10 - 11 am||12696||Saturday, June 12||10 - 11 am||12697|
Learn to feel what is important when swinging the long clubs. Discover your sources of consistency and distance with both your driver and fairway woods.
|Saturday, May 3||10 - 11 am||12698||Saturday, June 28||10 - 11 am||12699|
Partial swings can be golf’s most difficult shots. They also are the most important scoring shots. Students will learn to use clubs from different lies and learn different types of shots to improve their score.
|Saturday, May 10||10 - 11 am||12700||Saturday, June 21||10 - 11 am||12701|
Students will learn simple short game techniques and methods to increase consistency and confidence. The ability to use a variety of clubs will add creativity to your game and lower your scores.
|Saturday, May 17||10 - 11 am||12702||Saturday, June 7||10 - 11 am||12703|
Topping the ball? That’s not much fun. Golf is mostly played from the ground, not off a tee. This clinic presents a simple and relaxed way to feel the difference between a swing that rolls the ball on the ground and one that launches it in the air. Discover what matters most when hitting approach shots and develop some confidence with your irons/hybrids.
Lessons with Dee Forsberg [Bio]
Take It To The Course
|Wednesday, May 7 - 28||noon - 1 pm||12677|
|Wednesday, July 16 - Aug 6||noon - 1 pm||12678|
Whether you are looking to break 100, 90, 80, or are just looking for a few expert tips to improve your game, Take It To The Course has you covered. In sessions 1 and 2 Dee will show you how to practice properly to help you drive and putt better. In sessions 3 and 4 we Take It To The Course and focus on effective course management strategies that are guaranteed to lower your score. Golf clubs and balls are provided. Class size is 6–12 students. $99
Registration for Group Lessons begins in March and is on a first-come, first-served basis through the Brookview Golf Shop.
- Register in person in the Golf Shop.
- Register by phone at 763-512-2305 (with a credit card).
- Register by mail. Download application form and return to: Brookview Golf, 200 Brookview Parkway S, Golden Valley, MN 55426.
- Register online (through Golden Valley Park & Recreation).
- If you have previously registered for a Golden Valley recreation program online, just use your family's PIN and barcode numbers to register through GV Rec Connect.
- If this is your first time registering online, call the Park and Recreation Office at 763-512-2345 (Mon–Fri, 8 am–5 pm) for a PIN and barcode number.